6 days in Arkansas Itinerary

6 days in Arkansas Itinerary

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6 days in Arkansas Itinerary

Start: Lafayette
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Hot Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Little Rock
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Mountain View
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Eureka Springs
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Lafayette

2
nights
Hot Springs

Hot Springs ©
Set deep in the Ouachita Mountains, the city of Hot Springs almost completely surrounds the national park of the same name.
Get in touch with nature at Grand Promenade and Lake Catherine State Park. Explore hidden gems such as Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf and Anthony Chapel. Step out of Hot Springs with an excursion to DeGray Lake Resort State Park in Bismarck--about 40 minutes away.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Hot Springs road trip website .

Lafayette to Hot Springs is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Hot Springs can reach 92°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to drive to Little Rock.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trip

DeGray Lake Resort State Park
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Grand Promenade ©
Grand Promenade
DeGray Lake Resort State Park ©
DeGray Lake Resort State Park
Lake Catherine State Park ©
Lake Catherine State Park

1
night
Little Rock

Little Rock ©
Once inhabited by Native American tribes, today Little Rock bustles with nearly 800,000 people.
On the 22nd (Mon), ponder the world of politics at Arkansas State Capitol, then grab your bike and head to The Arkansas River Trail, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Pinnacle Mountain State Park.

For ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Little Rock trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Hot Springs to Little Rock takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. July in Little Rock sees daily highs of 92°F and lows of 72°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Mountain View.

Things to do in Little Rock

Parks Trails Nature
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Pinnacle Mountain State Park ©
Pinnacle Mountain State Park
Arkansas State Capitol ©
Arkansas State Capitol

1
night
Mountain View

Mountain View ©
Mountain View is the largest city in and the county seat of Stone County, Arkansas. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Blanchard Springs Recreation Area, admire the majestic nature at Ozark Folk Center State Park, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mary's Catholic Church.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Mountain View travel route site .

You can drive from Little Rock to Mountain View in 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Mountain View are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Eureka Springs.

Things to do in Mountain View

Parks Museums Nightlife

Side Trip

St. Mary's Catholic Church
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Ozark Folk Center State Park ©
Ozark Folk Center State Park
St. Mary's Catholic Church ©
St. Mary's Catholic Church

1
night
Eureka Springs

Eureka Springs ©
Nestled in the heart of the Ozark Mountains, the whole town of Eureka Springs is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Leatherwood, identify plant and animal life at Blue Spring Heritage Center, then stop by Fresh Harvest Tasting Room - Eureka Springs, then view the masterpieces at The Birdcage, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Basin Spring Park.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Eureka Springs day trip website .

Drive from Mountain View to Eureka Springs in 3 hours. July in Eureka Springs sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 69°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Parks Nature Shopping
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Lake Leatherwood ©
Lake Leatherwood
Basin Spring Park ©
Basin Spring Park

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